Books: Beastcatcher

WILD CARGO—Frank Buck and Edward Anthony—Simon & Schuster ($3).

Wrhen Frank Buck was a boy near Dallas, Tex., he used to spend most of his time in the woods making friends with birds and bullfrogs. Later he went to South America to collect rare birds for his own amusement, but he was offered so much money for his collection that he decided to make a business of animal-catching. Now, after five trips around the world, 40 Pacific crossings, after knocking out an orangutan in a fist fight, collecting hundreds of wild beasts in his own...

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